Greco di Tufo DOCG

Greco di Tufo See Campania map, ref #12
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1970; became a DOCG in 2003
Vineyard Area: 669 ha / 1,652 acres (2014)
Production: 21,300 hl / 236,400 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Greco
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 85% Greco; maximum 15% Coda di Volpe
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 85% Greco; maximum 15% Coda di Volpe

Significant Production Rules:
  • Spumante wines must undergo a second fermentation in bottles (Metodo Classico)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.5% for Bianco; 12.0% for Spumante
  • Residual sugar: Spumante can only be extra brut or brut
  • Aging: For Spumante, minimum 36 months on the lees (ERD = November 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 03/07/2014